Born in Florence and with a degree in Economic Studies - his graduation thesis was on the marketing of dye plants - Stefano Panconesi has inherited from his father a life-long passion for natural dyeing. For over twenty years he has been active in promoting both the industrialization of natural dyeing and organic textiles, he has been researching natural dyes, their sources, uses and local traditions. He has studied historical recipes and textile materials, and the application of dyeing techniques to the textile industry. As a GOTS inspector he is an expert in all that concerns the legal aspects of sustainability.
- Natural colours for textile restoration